Professional Security Consulting Services
Our leadership team consists of security experts who have decades of law enforcement experience, from the local level to the U.S. Secret Service. They are also certified Six Sigma Black Belt Project Management professionals who are master problem solvers and can improve productivity while simultaneous eliminating errors. Using their business intelligence, they conduct a meticulous threat analysis and make recommendations to help secure your physical and cyber assets.
AGB’S PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANTS APPROACH PROBLEM SOLVING IN TWO PHASES:
Identify, Isolate, Deconstruct and Define (IIDD)
AGB evaluates and identify security issues on site. We isolate the situation by analyzing the potential incidents and/or risks specific to your particular case, regardless of cause, size, location or complexity. Then we deconstruct the issues, breaking them down and examining all factors contributing to the security environment. Lastly, we define root problems and variables that will need to be addressed in an effective security plan.
Design, Construct and Implement Solutions (DCIS)
We design and construct custom solutions based on our analysis and present you with a comprehensive security plan that will rectify past problems and reduce future exposure. AGB takes great care in considering all of your business criteria and your physical environment to provide an integrated plan that provides seamless protection.
Security Consulting FAQ
What is a Security Consulting Service?
What Does a Security Consulting Service Do?
Why Use Security Consultant Services?
Hiring Security Consultant Firms or a Professional Security Consultant
Some consultants use a standard approach with little regard to your specific needs, while other firms have an in-depth understanding that ensures client satisfaction by meeting all expectations head on from the start of your discussions. From this perspective their interest lies not just within meeting briefs but also ensuring long term relationships.
A consultant may also specialize in specific industries such as commercial, healthcare or events. Make sure you clearly understand all potential needs as you begin meeting with security consulting firms to maximize your time.
At the end of the day, the security consultant’s job is to work in the interest of their client to meet their needs.
How Much Does a Security Consultant Cost?
The cost of hiring a consultant or a security team can vary widely depending on your company’s needs. The best way to determine the value of any proposal you receive is to calculate the savings to your company versus training, benefits, etc necessary to hire additional employees to meet the same needs. Another item to consider is the cost of a data breach or physical security emergency vs proactively hiring security to mitigate these risks.
Types of Security Companies
Physical Security – guards, patrols, executive protection, concierge or lobby services and video surveillance operators are examples of physical security services, which focus on the protection of people and property
Cybersecurity – Information security, technology services and protection of data are examples of cyber security services
Investigative – background checks and private detective services are the most widely used investigative services
Training – some security professionals focus only on the training of existing staff or training to build a new staff
Do I Need a Security Assessment?
Having an outside security consultant complete this assessment is beneficial for a variety of reasons. The first is that a top notch security company will be up to date with all new risks, including those brought on by Covid-19, and the latest in cybersecurity attacks in a variety of industries.
Another good reason to hire a security expert to complete your security assessment is that they will not be influenced by previous company disputes or decisions on security measures, they will simply grade what you have in place and make suggestions on solutions to fill any gaps.
What is Physical Security Consulting?
Physical Security Consulting focuses on protecting spaces. Whether it is the building your organization runs out of or the grounds of an event you are hosting, physical security risks need to be addressed.
Physical security services can also include the protection of people – your employees, a VIP guest or your customers’ information can be included in this category. Protection of people is one of the most important parts of your security plan, and should be addressed and updated as often as possible.
Why Would My Company Need Security Training Programs?
Security Training doesn’t stop at just your security or information technology teams, although they would be the first groups to come to mind for regularly scheduled training.
Examples of security training for all employees include:
Online Dangers: email scams, malware, password security, safe internet habits (surfing/appropriate sites), social networking use
Physical Environment: noticing visitors, restricting access to private office areas, password protection (when typing or where you keep record of your passwords), locking computers and file cabinets/doors
Data Protection: storage and management of personal data or private information – regardless of if it is customer information or business strategies
Personal Devices – this includes removable storage devices, phones or laptops connected to work servers and more than ever, work from home best practices
What Are the Top Security Consulting Firms?
Choosing the top security consulting firms is largely based on what type of security needs your company has.
What sets AGB Investigative Services apart from other security consulting companies is our leadership team of dual threats: experienced security professionals with law enforcement backgrounds and Six Sigma Black Belt Project Management certifications.
AGB is the nation’s largest Black-owned security firm and the only African American owned security company to earn the prestigious ISO 9001:2015 certification for consistently meeting our clients’ requirements.
We have earned national recognition for our innovative security services and a 94% past performance rating from Dun & Bradstreet.